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Eagle Picher Demolition Cleanup Continues after Brief Halt Video included

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Contractors are out and about, removing material from the site of the old eagle picher building, the future home of what could be Oklahoma's biggest splash pad. Miami local, Patricia Peterson sees this as a new opportunity for her younger siblings and business around Miami. "I think it will be really good for business, i also think it'll be really good for the kids. They need more stuff to do around here. The only thing they have is the pool. and they have a skate park...but you ... More>>

4 State Heat Puts People At Risk

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Savannah and her friends are enjoying the day at Cunningham Park in Joplin, but she has to be more careful than the rest of her peers "It's been crazy hot, I've had to stay inside and I've gotten heat sick a couple of times. it makes me really nauseous and it triggers migraines that I get says Savannah. But how far should you let these symptoms go before you get medical attention? "Anytime that you're having symptoms that are concerning, light headedness especially a... More>>

Nation of Patriots Flag Tour Video included

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Veterans and their loved ones gather at the Hideout Harley Davidson in Joplin to support bikers riding across the country carrying an American flag. It's all to raise money for a non profit veteran's organization called the Nation of Patriots. Bikers have a bond that unites them. And many share something else, a patriotic spirit. Making Joplin a perfect place to welcome the Nation of Patriots Flag Tour. Despite the heat, riders are carrying it across the nation to honor veterans. &.

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Empire Outage Video included

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    An equipment failure at an electrical substation in south Joplin leaves  nearly 6,000 people in the dark Friday night.       Officials with Empire District tell us a cross-arm failed on a transmission line heading into the substation you see here.     The failure caused damage to equipment at the station which then led to the initial outage around midnight.     Crews made temporary repairs  and restored power around 1:30 this ... More>>

Standoff with Alleged Gunman in Joplin

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A Kansas City man is now in police custody following a Friday afternoon standoff in Joplin. 

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Oklahoma Department of Human Services Cuts Budget by 30 Million Dollars Video included

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It's playtime at Jelly Bean Kids Childcare in Commerce, Oklahoma. As the kids are digging in the dirt and flying on the swings, it becomes harder and harder for their parents to send them to a licensed daycare like this one. "It's a trickle down really. Whenever you've got cuts a state funded department, you've got families who can't afford to pay daycare and work at the same time" says director, Jennifer Trease. The alternative options to a licensed daycare might not be a... More>>

Five Workers Walk Out on the Southeast Kansas Humane Society Video included

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Four employees and one volunteer at the Southeast Kansas Humane Society have resigned over alleged poor working conditions.

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Miami Searches For Bridge Approach Flooding Solutions

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John Mitchell owns Big Daddy's Barbeque, less than a mile off of the Highway 125 bridge over the Neosho River. Its repeatedly flooded bridge approach puts a damper on his business. "It puts us back, and we have to start all over again from scratch" says owner, John Mitchell. 3/4th of the town is on the other side of the bridge, so when the approach floods, the bridge closes and it's john's restaurant that gets rained on. "The bridge being closed, yes it does hurt my... More>>

Neosho Officer Shoots & Kills Armed Suspect; Missouri Highway Patrol Investigating Video included

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The Missouri Highway Patrol investigates a fatal shooting involving a Neosho police officer. A preliminary autopsy is complete on the man shot and killed this morning.  The coroner and highway patrol  identify  the man as 52 year old Joshua D. Daniels from Tulsa, Oklahoma.        

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Death Investigation in Joplin

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?On July 19, 2017 at 5:42 AM Joplin Fire and METS responded to 3012 Even Avenue in for a medical call. The patient was transported to the hospital. ?On July 19, 2017 at 5:06 PM Joplin Police were called to Mercy Hospital in reference to the patient from the medical call. Shortly after, the patient, Vickey S. Phillips, 60, Joplin, was pronounced deceased. At this time investigators with the Joplin Police Department are conducting a death investigation and... More>>

Making a new Pittsburg Skate Park a Reality

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Pittsburg Parks and Recreation is working to bring a new skate park to the city. 

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Four Staters "Come Out of the Woodwork" to New Joplin Library Video included

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"You can spend your day reading and not even think about it."

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Trek Tech Camp for Visually Impaired Teaches Technology and Confidence with Ropes Course Video included

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          The 4th Annual Trek Tech Camp uses assistive technology and a high ropes course to help the visually impaired. It’s underway now at the the Greenbush Retreat Center in Crawford County, Kansas where some very different lessons are learned away from computers and i-pads.            

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Home Building Trends in Joplin Video included

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     So, you're moving to a new town...and need some housing.
     What do you look for?
     Apartment...duplex?
     Trends in Joplin suggest duplexes have become more and more popular.

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School Lunch Charges Add Up for Some Districts: Charging Policies in the Works Video included

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 Thousands of kids eat breakfast and lunch at school. But for some money runs out and meals get charged. Missouri wants districts to develop formal policies to deal with those debts. 

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Oklahoma Lawmaker Holding Interim Study on Medical Marijuana Video included

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Oklahoma could be the 30th state to legalize medical marijuana, depending on how the November 2018 election turns out, Some residents see it as a safer alternative than what some are already doing to manage pain. "It's an herb, it grows in the ground. It's nothing like all that other stuff that's homemade. It ain't gonna kill you" says Oklahoma resident Dakota Livingston. Patients would have to have a prescription to have pot on them. If the bill is passed

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  • Sen. Moran to Support Full Repeal of Obamacare, Continue to Oppose BCRA

    Sen. Moran to Support Full Repeal of Obamacare, Continue to Oppose BCRA

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 2:44 PM EDT2017-07-25 18:44:39 GMT

    “I will continue, however, to strongly oppose the BCRA. This bill missed the mark for Kansans, failed to adequately repeal Obamacare and did not address the rising costs of healthcare. Healthcare is too important to Kansans, our families and future generations of Americans to get wrong.”

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    “I will continue, however, to strongly oppose the BCRA. This bill missed the mark for Kansans, failed to adequately repeal Obamacare and did not address the rising costs of healthcare. Healthcare is too important to Kansans, our families and future generations of Americans to get wrong.”

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  • Neosho Man Uncovers $50,000 Top Prize

    Neosho Man Uncovers $50,000 Top Prize

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 2:00 PM EDT2017-07-25 18:00:33 GMT
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    A Neosho man received some quick cash after he uncovered a $50,000 top prize on a Missouri Lottery Scratchers ticket he purchased at Kwik Mart, 738 E. McKinney St., in Neosho. Cesar Sanchez claimed his prize winnings from the “Pay Lines” game at the Springfield Lottery office on July 18. “Pay Lines” is a $3 ticket that officially went on sale June 26. The game has prizes ranging from $3 to $50,000 and has more than $5.6 million in prizes left, including three ...More >>
    A Neosho man received some quick cash after he uncovered a $50,000 top prize on a Missouri Lottery Scratchers ticket he purchased at Kwik Mart, 738 E. McKinney St., in Neosho. Cesar Sanchez claimed his prize winnings from the “Pay Lines” game at the Springfield Lottery office on July 18. “Pay Lines” is a $3 ticket that officially went on sale June 26. The game has prizes ranging from $3 to $50,000 and has more than $5.6 million in prizes left, including three ...More >>
  • The Home Depot Partners with Joplin Area Habitat for Humanity to Build New Home for Veteran

    The Home Depot Partners with Joplin Area Habitat for Humanity to Build New Home for Veteran

    Tuesday, July 25 2017 1:52 PM EDT2017-07-25 17:52:48 GMT
    More than 60 area Home Depot associates from 8 Stores will partner with Joplin Area Habitat for Humanity to build a new home for a local veteran family. Thanks to donations from a WWII Veteran, Harold Layton, the American Legion Post 13, and finally a $31,000 grant from Home Depot gave us everything we needed to build this home for a veteran in need of better housing. Our Veteran we are building for is Ronald King, a Veteran of the U.S. Army who served in Germany from 1965 to 1967. H...More >>
    More than 60 area Home Depot associates from 8 Stores will partner with Joplin Area Habitat for Humanity to build a new home for a local veteran family. Thanks to donations from a WWII Veteran, Harold Layton, the American Legion Post 13, and finally a $31,000 grant from Home Depot gave us everything we needed to build this home for a veteran in need of better housing. Our Veteran we are building for is Ronald King, a Veteran of the U.S. Army who served in Germany from 1965 to 1967. H...More >>
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  • Eagle Picher Demolition Cleanup Continues after Brief Halt

    Eagle Picher Demolition Cleanup Continues after Brief Halt

    Monday, July 24 2017 6:28 PM EDT2017-07-24 22:28:42 GMT
    Contractors are out and about, removing material from the site of the old eagle picher building, the future home of what could be Oklahoma's biggest splash pad. Miami local, Patricia Peterson sees this as a new opportunity for her younger siblings and business around Miami. "I think it will be really good for business, i also think it'll be really good for the kids. They need more stuff to do around here. The only thing they have is the pool. and they have a skate park...but you ...More >>
    Contractors are out and about, removing material from the site of the old eagle picher building, the future home of what could be Oklahoma's biggest splash pad. Miami local, Patricia Peterson sees this as a new opportunity for her younger siblings and business around Miami. "I think it will be really good for business, i also think it'll be really good for the kids. They need more stuff to do around here. The only thing they have is the pool. and they have a skate park...but you ...More >>
  • "Hong Kong Impression" Exhibition Portrays the Infinite Possibilities of Our City

    "Hong Kong Impression" Exhibition Portrays the Infinite Possibilities of Our City

    To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, an exhibition entitled "Hong Kong Impression", jointly presented by the Development Bureau and the Planning Department,...More >>
    To celebrate the 20th anniversary of the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, an exhibition entitled "Hong Kong Impression", jointly presented by the Development Bureau and the Planning Department,...More >>
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  • MSSU Announces Next HOF Class

    MSSU Announces Next HOF Class

    Friday, July 21 2017 8:11 PM EDT2017-07-22 00:11:17 GMT

    The list includes a two-sport athlete, a baseball player, a track and field athlete and a former faculty athletic representative.

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    The list includes a two-sport athlete, a baseball player, a track and field athlete and a former faculty athletic representative.

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  • Columbus 15U Baseball Prepares for Regional

    Columbus 15U Baseball Prepares for Regional

    Friday, July 21 2017 7:53 PM EDT2017-07-21 23:53:47 GMT

    The team has already won a district title and state title.

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    The team has already won a district title and state title.

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  • MW Nats-Red Finishes Pool Play in Premier Championship

    MW Nats-Red Finishes Pool Play in Premier Championship

    Thursday, July 20 2017 6:47 PM EDT2017-07-20 22:47:16 GMT

    The Nationals fell to the San Antonio Angels 6-5 in their final game of pool play.

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    The Nationals fell to the San Antonio Angels 6-5 in their final game of pool play.

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